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Convert vacant lots into spaces of productive activity

Vacant lots, of which there are many on Springwood Ave and in some other parts of the neighborhood, can often invite illicit activity and make people feel unsafe. Transforming them into homes, community gardens, or other amenities will bring positive activity to the West Side.

A vacant lot can feel dangerous or be host to unwanted activity
The new Farm Without Borders on Springwood Ave activates a formerly vacant lot
Supporting Data
most desired safety measure was fewer vacant lots

Data from 2017 Needs Assessment

of residents say community gardens are definitely or somewhat needed in the West Side

Data from 2017 Needs Assessment

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